Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival date officially set

The Fifth Annual Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival is officially set for June 20th. The New York Sate Department of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation sent the official letter conforming the date for this year to the office of Festival organizers. Ebonie Jackson, Director of Production and Finance simply said “Word!”

Hater, hater, hater

The curse of the hater players I was listening to the Black Star album the other day. One of my favorite tracks was ‘Hater Players.’ If you’re not familiar with it, give it a listen or a read. The knee jerk reaction to negative criticism aka labeling the accuser a ‘player hater’ is doing a great disservice to Hip-Hop. Not …